Consent to Treatment by Fay A. Rozovsky
A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition

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Consent to Treatment: A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition is the single-volume, complete library of patient consent topics and solutions. Written by an experienced health care attorney and risk manager, this leading resource helps you formulate your own effective, voluntary and lawful consent policies and procedures - so that you can successfully limit liability and avoid litigation.

Described as "the Bible" on consent by health lawyers and risk managers and recently reviewed by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Consent to Treatment has been cited in over 90 law review articles and 20 court decisions, including a landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court regarding end-of-life choice-making.

Consent to Treatment helps you:

Formulate and enforce effective consent policies and procedures Navigate consent topics - both common and complex Stay in compliance with state and federal laws on consent Provides solid case analysis on important issues in consent to treatment Use consent strategies to promote patient safety Offers practical risk management insights to mitigate potential for consent litigation And more!

Consent to Treatment, Fourth Edition has been updated to include:

Sample Tool - Screening Emergency Department Patient Communication Needs Fact Sheet for the Recipient Sample Language - Tissue Storage Bank Information Sheet Live, Intranasal Influenza Vaccine 2009-10: What You Need to Know Inactivated Influenza Vaccine 2009-10: What You Need to Know The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' new National Coverage Determinations for 2009 The use of stored genetic information The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) and shared decision-making and comparative effectiveness New National Quality Forum safety practices involving informed consent Wyeth v. Levine and the issue of federal preemption on the duty to warn in pharmaceutical cases New subsection on public health emergencies, including discussion of H1N1 Novel A influenza, the FDA Emergency Use Authorization, and patient-level information on vaccines Consent and posthumous disposition of unused frozen sperm Connecticut statute on consent to umbilical cord storage or donation School screening and the need for good communication and consent Minors and consent to blood transfusion Minor's right to refuse an abortion if forced into it by parent or boyfriend, including Ohio poster New subsection titled "Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment" (POLST) National Institutes of Health guidance on human stem cell research California legislation on left-over fertility treatment products New subsection titled "The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act and Genetics Research" FDA's new regulation regarding expanded access to investigational drugs for treatment CMS's new interpretive guidelines and protocols regarding organ procurement and transplants Updated state anatomical gift legislation information and the risk of litigation for noncompliance Complementary medicine with a newly brain dead patient New section titled "Consent and Workplace Immunizations" Consent and health literacy ARRA, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, and changes to HIPAA Plus new and updated case law and state legislation

 

About Fay A. Rozovsky

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Fay A. Rozovsky, J.D., M.P.H., is an attorney and experienced risk management professional. An associate clinical professor in the Department of Legal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, Virginia and an adjunct associate professor of Medical Humanities at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Ms. Rozovsky is an active member of the JCAHO Professional Technical Advisory Committee for Hospitals. James R. Woods, Jr., MD is the Henry A. Thiede Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY. Dr. Woods has authored and co-authored over one hundred forty articles on maternal-fetal medicine, maternal drug addiction, complications of pregnancy and clinical research. His book publications include Pregnancy Loss, Medical Therapeutics and Practical Considerations, and Loss in Pregnancy or in the Newborn Period. Dr. Woods has lectured extensively on loss and grief in the medical setting. He has pioneered strategies for transforming some of the most challenging clinical interactions with patients after adverse outcomes into extraordinary opportunities for compassionate connection between clinicians and their patients and family members.
 
Published March 26, 2007 by Aspen Publishers. 1468 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Professional & Technical, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction